Theater and politics, politics as theater, the debate rages over a co-mingling, but art is about the ways in which we reeact to our world. From ibsen (A Doll's House, and Lucas Hnath's ...Part 2. for example) (Ibsen contributes heavily to the political genre in his work, as in An Enemy of the People currently at Wheelhouse Theatre) to Shakespeare (the uproar in the Park, for instance) and onward to 1984 with its dystopian views.
Both Lost and Guided and Oh, My Sweet Land! center on a crisis that America is smack in the middle of, that of Syrian refuges. There's more than a modicum of politics there.
Bella: An American Tall Tale runs into the issues that have kept our counrty divided since Abe Lincoln's tenure in the White House, and that suggest there may be different histories for different Americans. Another issue brought to light in 2016's election.